Miami University

School of Fine Arts

Family and Child Studies


Director of Graduate Studies, Dept. of Comparative Religion, Miami University

Miami University

Oxford, OH 45056

United States


1-513- 529-5708



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Family and Child Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The family and child studies program is designed to meet the increasing demand for highly qualified persons to serve the multiple needs of diverse individuals and families within a complex, technological society. The program seeks to prepare students for careers in a variety of settings (i.e., community, educational, social service), as well as additional academic study within the family and child studies field. The program is based on a core of courses to provide a strong foundation in the theories and methodologies applicable to the study of diverse families and children. In addition, the core courses provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their creative application of theory and methods through the development of a thesis. Students may develop a research based or application oriented thesis project.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Fringe Town

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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